|Description||Office copies of (largely) personal letters and telegrams dated 9 October 1914-31 October 1922, including correspondence concerning the division of overseas dioceses and other diocesan subjects (particularly relating to CMS mission work), letters concerning overseas theological colleges, sending greetings or sharing news, responses to requests for financial support, and news of appointments/resignations. With a number of references to the war and the Society's financial position. |
/17 to the Bishop of Victoria, Hong Kong, China, requesting a testimonial for Bulstrode who has 'been doing extraordinary good work with the troops' 5 July 1917;
/23-24 to Bishop Roots, and Bishop Banister, concerning Miss Pao Tseng's school in Changsha, October 1917;
/30 to the Bishop of Dornakal, asking for help with an appeal for Mass Movements in India and Africa: 'One reason which has encouraged us in the belief that we should now take strong and special action is the recognition of the fact that a great debt is owed to India by England and the whole Empire' 11 January 1918.
The letters are numbered 1-104, with a name and subject index at the front of the file.